Street Beat: Autism Speaks

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone gets information on autism and the upcoming Autism Speaks event, “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” from volunteers April Ceno, the Walk Chair, and Jason Devenbaugh, the Community Outreach Chairperson and the parent of an autistic child; and fundraisers Kayla Schmidt and Dana Costa from Team JMS.

Walk Now for Autism Speaks” volunteers April Ceno and Devenbaugh with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: Mickie McLeod/CW50)

Walk Now for Autism Speaks” volunteers April Ceno and Devenbaugh with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: Mickie McLeod/CW50)

Kayla Schmidt and Dana Costa from Team JMS (Walk Now For Autism Speaks) and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Kayla Schmidt and Dana Costa from Team JMS (Walk Now For Autism Speaks) and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Kayla Schmidt and Dana Costa from Team JMS (Walk Now For Autism Speaks) and Street Beat host Rob Stone  (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Kayla Schmidt and Dana Costa from Team JMS (Walk Now For Autism Speaks) and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Then, Don Reid, the Director of Extraordinary Ventures Michigan, and Manager Jillian Conrad, talk about finding employment opportunities for people with autism.

Don Reid and Jillian Conrad from Extraordinary Ventures Michigan with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: Mickie McLeod/CW50)

Don Reid and Jillian Conrad from Extraordinary Ventures Michigan with Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: Mickie McLeod/CW50)

Finally, Leon Judd, the President of NAMI Michigan (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) talks about mental illness awareness and their upcoming walk.

Leon Judd, the President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Michigan, and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Leon Judd, the President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Michigan, and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

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